Traffic alert: Dhaka commuters urged to avoid Airport-Uttara route from tomorrow till Sunday morning
Dhaka Bus Rapid Transit Company Ltd authorities have requested commuters in the capital not to use the route from Khilkhet through airport to Uttara from Thursday (November 24) 6pm to Sunday (November 27) 6am. The move comes as traffic situation on the Dhaka Airport-Uttara route is expected to worsen due to development work of the BRT project. Read More: Dhaka’s traffic chaos: Officials have no answers Special road development work for the BRT project will be conducted in the Dhaka airport area during November 24 and 27, said a special traffic advisory signed by ASM Ilias Shah, project director of BRT. Under the circumstances, all public and private vehicles have been advised to avoid Dhaka Airport-Uttara route during this period. Read More: BRT’s move to ditch e-buses for diesel raises eyebrows
Dhaka commuters passed another day of intolerable sufferings as they remained stuck on roads for hours due to heavy traffic gridlock in different parts of the capital on Wednesday Traffic congestions in the city turned acute after resumption of full-fledged classes in all educational institutions. Read: Dhaka dwellers suffer amid unusual traffic gridlock “It seems that there is no end to people’s sufferings. Traffic jam not only kills the time but also ruin our energy,” said Afrin Sultana, a resident of Bailey Road area.